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From Marvin Humphrey <mar...@rectangular.com>
Subject Re: my pTLP view
Date Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:06:09 GMT
On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 1:13 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz
<bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 11:01 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
>> ...The Apache Members are coming in as the PMC. This is a much more
>> serious commitment than being a Mentor. The pTLP is not an
>> IPMC entity....
>
> Ok, I agree that if those PMC members take that as seriously as you
> think there shouldn't be any problems.

I'm skeptical. Having ASF Members swear that they "really really mean
it" doesn't transform them into core developers overnight.  The
project is still being overseen by outsiders with limited investment.
The same flawed incentive structure which afflicts the Incubator
persists.

Should work or life changes force these ASF Members to make hard
choices, the pTLP is still a volunteer effort that they didn't start
on their own and may not be getting paid to work on -- and it will be
prioritized appropriately. As a result, I would expect attrition at
roughly the same rates as Incubator Mentors.

Marvin Humphrey

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